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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Are you in need of a weekend away filled with friends?  I urge you to check out the Becoming Conference!  This is a conference that I co-host every year with Jenn from Balancing Beauty & Bedlam.  We invite some of the top DIY Decor, Food, and Lifestlye bloggers to come and give you hands on tips and encouragement.  You can learn everything from refinishing furniture to cake decorating, photography, budgeting, couponing, to being more purposeful in your parenting or marriage.

You get to pick what sessions you want to attend, so you can hear a little bit of everything or just be one amazing painter!

Becoming is August 8th and 9th in Asheville NC. 

I truly love everything about this conference, it’s one of my favorite weekends of the entire year!  One part I love the most… the cost.  You can get a weekend away including food and your room for right at $100 if you share a room!  That includes dinner Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

The more folks you put in your room the cheaper it gets.  You can even get a youth bunk room and have a weekend away for as low as $79.  (Jenn & I stay in one of these every year).


While we are still working on the full agenda, here are some of the awesome speakers this year:

Christy Jordan writer behind Southern Plate

KariAnne of ThistleWood Farms

Ruth Soukup from Living Well Spending Less

Edie from Life{in}Grace

Rhoda from Southern Hospitality

Paige from Simple Thoughts

Annie from Maison Blanche Paint company

Plus me myself and I, and a number of other great bloggers!  We have so many amazing sessions you’ll have a hard time figuring out what ones to attend.

Get Registered

Registration is open now for anyone that wants to attend! Though you’ll want to wait till Monday when their office is open.

Call  1-800-588-7222

  • You’ll need the name, mailing address, telephone number and email address of everyone staying in your room.
  • You will be asked to pay a $50 deposit per person at registration. You are more than welcome to pay the full amount per person, which will speed up check-in that day.
  • Local Rate attendees for those who do not need accommodations is $52.20.  You still need to register to reserve your ticket. This price includes conference and lunch on Sat.

I hope to see many of you in August!!

    • Diana @ASpoonfulofLuxe

      Thanks for the heads up! My folks live in Asheville so that would make for a nice combined trip! Can’t wait to check it all out :-)

    • Deanna

      If there are only 1 or 2 of us, can we still sign up for a youth room? Do you have to have a group already to get the room? Thank you!

      • You don’t have to have the group. You can call back with names of other folks as you find them.

    • Happy Gamish

      ok,we live in Asheville but still may want to stay at the hotel so I have two questions. maybe 3. if we my daughter and I want to share a hotel,how much will the class be for both of us,still $100 per person? which is very reasonable but just curious since we are not each getting a hotel room. also we are vegetarians so does the food that is included have vegetarian options or do we need to bring our own,if we bring our own,does the hotel have a microwave in the rooms. last if we decide to just drive and not stay in the hotel but still decide on participating in the food how much would that be for the both of us? and thank you,thank you,thank you for coming to Asheville. I may have missed it but which hotel is it?

    • Happy Gamish

      what I am most interested in is couponing, will that be one of the sessions?

    • Happy Gamish

      one more question. I have two guy friends that are in to couponing and fallow you. can I invite them just for the gender neutral stuff or is this strictly for woman?